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Customer Service Officer

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  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    £9.00 - £11.4 per day

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Main Duties and Responsibilities:

1. To take ownership of and resolve customer enquiries and communications including those requiring referral to other services, agencies, stakeholders and organisations by providing assistance, advice and information.
2. To identify customer needs and expectations, to deliver service requests, ensuring the customer receives an effective service by being efficient, knowledgeable and consistent in delivery, with the objective of achieving first contact resolution.
3. To respond to telephone, electronic or face-to-face service requests, enquiries and customer communications, utilising Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to improve service delivery and efficiency.
4. To operate the Council's cash handling and payment facilities including the acceptance, allocation and reconciliation of payments made.
5. When applicable, to assist and direct Members of the Council and their guests, contractors, company representatives, members of the public and other visitors to the Town Hall.
6. To keep up to date with the Council's activities and to be fully conversant with all information available to the public.
7. To act as an advocate for the Customer First Contact Centre, promoting positive communication across the organisation encouraging constructive and effective relationships.
8. To ensure that the terms of the Data Protection Act are adhered to, confidentiality maintained at all times and the guidelines for the release of information are followed.
9. To support the Customer First Contact Centre in achieving a cycle of continuous improvement through the mentorship and coaching of new and existing Customer Service Advisors when required.
10. To support the Customer Services Team Leaders in the day-to-day operational management of the Customer First Contact Centre when required.
Categories of services are subject to on-going review, which may result in amendments being made to the above.